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Alaska Victimization Survey: Research on Violence Against Women in Alaska
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Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

The 2012 Alaska Victimization Survey for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta was conducted from March to May 2012, and results were released on October 22, 2012 in Bethel.  Findings include:

  • Over half of adult women in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime;
  •  Nearly 17% have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year;
  • One out of every four adult women in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; and 
  • More than four out of every 10 have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.


Released 10/22/2012

Lifetime estimates

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta lifetime estimates.  Out of every 100 adult women who reside in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: 45 experienced intimate partner violence (IPV). 25 experienced sexual violence. 51 experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both.  These lifetime estimates come from a 2012 survey of adult women in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Source: UAA Justice Center, Alaska Victimization Survey.

Data release

October 22, 2012 press conference releasing results of the
2012 Alaska Victimization Survey 
for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta


Pictured (left to right): Dr. André Rosay, UAA Justice Center; Michelle DeWitt, Executive Director, Tundra Women's Coalition; Lauree Morton, Executive Director, Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (CDVSA); Katie TePas, Office of the Governor, State of Alaska.